Dutee Chand: India's first openly gay athlete | India News | Al Jazeera
Indian sprinter and Asian Games medallist reveals she is in a same-sex relationship with a woman from her village. Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has revealed she is in a same-sex relationship, becoming the first openly gay athlete in the socially conservative country. I believe everyone should have the freedom to be with whoever they decide they want to be with," said Chand, the fastest woman in the country. It is an individual person's choice. Chand, who won two silver medals at the Asian Games, said while her focus was on upcoming international competitions, including the Tokyo Olympics, "in the future I would like to settle down with her".